InformationEast Library’s main entrance is closed for renovations until early September. Please use the temporary entrance located to the south (left) of the main entrance.

Seniors

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Programs and Events:

Senior Chats

When: Tuesday, September 01, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

These informal gatherings for seniors offer information sharing, networking, discussions and coffee. All are welcome.

Socrates Cafe

When: Tuesday, September 01, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

This adult group discusses all kinds of subjects such as philosophy, religions, politics, morality, and the common threads among humanity. All are welcome to attend this well-moderated and thought-provoking group.

Rockrimmon Mostly Fiction Book Club

When: Tuesday, September 01, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Join this free book discussion that meets the first Tuesday of every month from 1 to 2 pm. This month we'll be discussing I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith

Creative Aging: Digital Photography as Art & Play

When: Tuesday, September 01, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Learn the art and science of photography in this series of eight weekly classes taught by Charlie Mussi. Participants will learn the technical fundamentals of using their own cameras or phones, share tips and techniques, and explore their artist vision through discussions, projects and homework assignments. This class series is free and all supplies will be furnished. Participants must be 55 or older and should plan to attend all eight sessions. REGISTRATION IS CLOSED, class is full.

Reaching El Paso County @ your library

When: Tuesday, September 01, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at HO Study Room (paper sign-in)

Meet with DHS professionals and ...
1) Get questions answered about Food Assistance, Medicaid, and
other assistance programs
2) Find out how to apply for assistance
3) Complete applications for assistance

Call 444-8200 for more information!
Habla Espanol

Adult Coloring

When: Tuesday, September 01, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Coloring for Adults: Sign up. We'll provide the pictures, crayons and colored pencils or bring your own if you prefer. You provide the time and creativity. No rules here - you may color outside the lines. Red grass and green sky - What a concept! Have some fun with us.

Senior Chats

When: Wednesday, September 02, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

All seniors are welcome to share conversation and a cup of coffee in this casual discussion group.

Acrylic Painting Classes (Creative Aging 55+)

When: Thursday, September 03, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Learn how to paint with acrylics to create your own artwork with artist Robert Schmitz. Upon completion of the eight week class, students will have the opportunity to exhibit their work at the Sand Creek Library. This class series is free and all supplies will be furnished. Participants must be 55 or older and participants should be prepared to attend all eight consecutive classes. Registration is required. To register, call 389-8968 or drop by any library branch.

Senior Social Hour

When: Thursday, September 03, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

On the first Thursday of every month, please join seniors in our area for pleasant conversation and enjoy light refreshments provided by the Friends of PPLD.

Yarn-Tastic!

When: Friday, September 04, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Knitting and crochet. Bring your own project, share ideas, learn new skills. Refreshments provided. 18 and over.

Happy Needles

When: Saturday, September 05, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Do you have a passion for needle crafts? This group has interest in all sorts of needle-related arts and crafts, including tatting, crochet, cross-stitch, knitting, embroidery and more. Bring your current project and join us as we enjoy one another's company and learn new techniques along the way.

Library Crafts: Altered Art Trading Cards

When: Sunday, September 06, 2015 - 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Adults, Seniors, and Teens are invited to make crafts at the library.
We will use various materials to transform playing cards into art cards you can share with friends & family. All supplies provided.

Senior Chats

When: Tuesday, September 08, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

These informal gatherings for seniors offer information sharing, networking, discussions and coffee. All are welcome.

Penrose Library Lunch and Movie--American Sniper

When: Tuesday, September 08, 2015 - 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Adult/Childrens Rooms

Bring your lunch and enjoy a free movie: American Sniper. Starring Bradley Cooper and directed by Clint Eastwood. Rated R. 134 minutes.

Needles, Hooks and Yarn

When: Tuesday, September 08, 2015 - 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Bring your lunch, a project to work on, and your enthusiasm for all things knitting, crocheting, and stitching.

Socrates Cafe

When: Tuesday, September 08, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

This adult group discusses all kinds of subjects such as philosophy, religions, politics, morality, and the common threads among humanity. All are welcome to attend this well-moderated and thought-provoking group.

Creative Aging: Digital Photography as Art & Play

When: Tuesday, September 08, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Learn the art and science of photography in this series of eight weekly classes taught by Charlie Mussi. Participants will learn the technical fundamentals of using their own cameras or phones, share tips and techniques, and explore their artist vision through discussions, projects and homework assignments. This class series is free and all supplies will be furnished. Participants must be 55 or older and should plan to attend all eight sessions. REGISTRATION IS CLOSED, class is full.

Adult Coloring

When: Tuesday, September 08, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Coloring for Adults: Sign up. We'll provide the pictures, crayons and colored pencils or bring your own if you prefer. You provide the time and creativity. No rules here - you may color outside the lines. Red grass and green sky - What a concept! Have some fun with us.

Senior Chats

When: Wednesday, September 09, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

All seniors are welcome to share conversation and a cup of coffee in this casual discussion group.

"Movie, Lunch and You" - Into the Cold

When: Wednesday, September 09, 2015 - 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Join us for this special screening of "Into the Cold" part of the All Pikes Peak Reads program.
Bring your lunch and we'll provide the movie, beverage and popcorn.

Lunch and a Book

When: Wednesday, September 09, 2015 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Bring your lunch and join the discussion of the book of the month. Hot beverages and ice water will be served. To Register call 597-5377.

Acrylic Painting Classes (Creative Aging 55+)

When: Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Learn how to paint with acrylics to create your own artwork with artist Robert Schmitz. Upon completion of the eight week class, students will have the opportunity to exhibit their work at the Sand Creek Library. This class series is free and all supplies will be furnished. Participants must be 55 or older and participants should be prepared to attend all eight consecutive classes. Registration is required. To register, call 389-8968 or drop by any library branch.

Walking Tour of Historic Old Colorado City

When: Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Join library staff for a free 45 minute walking tour of historic Old Colorado City. No registration necessary, but groups should call ahead. Please come prepared for weather--sunny or cool accordingly. In case of rain, a slideshow will be presented in the library meeting room. Contact David if you have questions.

A Stitch in Time: needlecraft group

When: Sunday, September 13, 2015 - 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Join fellow crafters and enjoy an afternoon of conversation and needlecraft. Bring a project to work on.

Monday Morning Movie

When: Monday, September 14, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

This inspiring Disney sports drama, "McFarland USA", is based on actual events. Kevin Costner plays a football coach who ends up leading a cross-country track team made up of lower-class Latino students to a state championship. Rated PG; 128 minutes
Enjoy a free film & refreshments thanks to PPLD Friends!


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